April 2020

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 5:20 PM

Getting a flu shot might not protect you from the COVID-19 virus but it is the next best thing you can do to fight against the disease.

Flu jabs play important role in helping battle coronavirus

Getting a flu shot might not protect you from the COVID-19 virus but it is the next best thing you can do to fight against the disease.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 5:04 PM

Covid-19-inspired ban on more than 10 for funerals stops the Clarence from giving fitting farewell a man who contributed to many areas of Valley life.

Clarence robbed of chance to farewell a Valley legend

Covid-19-inspired ban on more than 10 for funerals stops the Clarence from giving fitting farewell a man who contributed to many areas of Valley life.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 4:30 PM

Older residents without the internet or mobile phones are finding themselves left out of measures to counter the effect of coronavirus.

Region's elderly forced to fend for themselves

Older residents without the internet or mobile phones are finding themselves left out of measures to counter the effect of coronavirus.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 12:50 PM

A silly April fool’s day prank has distracted people from a  responsible procedures put in place for alcohol sales says a bottleshop licensee.

Bottle shop slams foolish social media prank

A silly April fool’s day prank has distracted people from a responsible procedures put in place for alcohol sales says a bottleshop licensee.

Published a story 1st Apr 2020 11:28 AM

Health authorities confirm a focus on personal hygiene during the coronavirus pandemic was having other health benefits.

We’re killing two bugs with the one cake of soap

Health authorities confirm a focus on personal hygiene during the coronavirus pandemic was having other health benefits.

March 2020

Published a story 30th Mar 2020 5:24 PM

The minister's office said while the plan was to begin filling the jail with prisoners from June, the plan could change.

Government responds to new jail quarantine proposal

The minister's office said while the plan was to begin filling the jail with prisoners from June, the plan could change.

Published a story 30th Mar 2020 3:51 PM

The campaign to beat the coronavirus with better personal hygiene has turned around another health problem.

Hand washing has a surprise and welcome side-effect

The campaign to beat the coronavirus with better personal hygiene has turned around another health problem.

Published a story 28th Mar 2020 1:19 PM

North Coast health authorities reveal three new cases of coronavirus in the health district, but all are being treated at home.

Three new North Coast COVID-19 cases confined to home

North Coast health authorities reveal three new cases of coronavirus in the health district, but all are being treated at home.

Published a story 28th Mar 2020 10:42 AM

Drivers using the Pacific Highway between Woolgoolga and Ballina should factor in delays to the trip due to work on the road.

Expect delays as highway work hits the Clarence

Drivers using the Pacific Highway between Woolgoolga and Ballina should factor in delays to the trip due to work on the road.

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 9:16 PM

MP weighs in on proposal to temporarily re-purpose new Grafton jail as a quarantine centre for COVID-19 pandemic patients.

Prison? Or COVID-19 quarantine centre?

MP weighs in on proposal to temporarily re-purpose new Grafton jail as a quarantine centre for COVID-19 pandemic patients.

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